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" Roll on, thou deep and dark, blue Ocean, roll! Ten thousand fleets sweep over thee in vain; Lord Byron. Man marks the earth with ruin; his control Stops with the shore : upon the watery plain The wrecks are all thy deed, nor doth remain A shadow of man's... "
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A Handbook of American Speech

Calvin Leslie Lewis - Elocution - 1916 - 240 pages
...that knows no breaking; Dream of battle-fields no more Days of danger, nights of waking. 4. Roll on, thou deep and dark blue ocean, roll. Ten thousand...sweep over thee in vain; Man marks the earth with ruin—his control Stops with the shore— 5. He is fallen! We may now pause before that splendid prodigy,...
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Public Speaking

James Albert Winans - Elocution - 1917 - 524 pages
...down the bay J The risiug sails are filling, give way, my lads, give way. — Whittier. 6. Roll on. thou deep and dark blue Ocean— roll! Ten thousand fleets sweep over thee iu vain. T. It was a lover and his lass, With a hey and a ho, 'and a hey-nonino ! That o'er the green...
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English Literature

Roy Bennett Pace - English literature - 1918 - 397 pages
...ranging from mountains and ocean in one writer to small flowers and quiet lakes in another. "Roll on, thou deep and dark blue Ocean — roll! Ten thousand fleets sweep over thee in vain," writes Byron ; and Wordsworth : "To me the meanest flower that blows can give Thoughts that...
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How to Speak: Exercises in Voice Culture and Articulation with Illustrative ...

Adelaide Patterson - Elocution - 1922 - 158 pages
...exercise for low pitch, use "The Ocean" by Byron. The following lines are especially good: Roll on, thou deep and dark blue ocean, roll! Ten thousand fleets sweep over thee in vain. One should allow the meaning of the lines to enter into his consciousness. Such an experience...
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English Study and English Writing

Henry Adelbert White - English language - 1922 - 336 pages
...can hear and respond. Byron and Longfe]] lniate apostrophe in many beautiful ways. Ovv Use Roll on, thou deep and dark blue ocean, — roll ' Ten thousand fleets sweep over thee in vain. Thou, too, sail on, 0 Ship of State, Sail on, 0 Union, strong and great. 6. Metonymy mentions...
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The Outlook, Volume 130

United States - 1922
...with polyphonic prose. There were mornings when we went on pilgrimage with Childe Harold: "Roll on, thou deep and dark blue ocean — roll ! Ten thousand fleets sweep over thee In vain." Ferris's Pond, where we went to try out our double-runner skates during the Christmas holidays,...
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The Secret of the East: Observations and Interpretations

Oliver Huckel - East Asia - 1924 - 368 pages
...has ever been written on the ocean than Lord Byron's stanzas in Childe Harold's Pilgrimage: Roll on, thou deep and dark blue ocean, — roll ! Ten thousand fleets sweep over thee in vain. . . The oak leviathans, whose huge ribs make Their clay creator the vain title take Of lord of...
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From That Terrible Field: Civil War Letters of James M. Williams, 21st ...

James M. Williams - Biography & Autobiography - 1981 - 187 pages
...over the fort and camp: I think of those majestic lines of Byron which you know I love — "Roll on thou deep and dark blue ocean — roll! Ten thousand fleets sweep over thee in vain"13 and I think of the fleet which now hovers somewhere over our southern waters = if it is destined...
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Childe Byron: A Play in Two Acts

Romulus Linney - Drama - 1981 - 66 pages
...light is on Ada, seated in her chair, but lit with Byron, traveling as he does. Music.) ADA. Roll on, thou deep and dark blue ocean —roll! Ten thousand fleets sweep over thee in vain. Stops with the shore — ( Wind again, rising.) BYRON. And thus I am absorb'd, and this is life,...
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Redburn

Herman Melville - Fiction - 1976 - 443 pages
...this whole allusion is a hoax with its notion of 'coal' supplied from 'Blackheath'. 183. Lord Byron's Address to the Ocean Roll on, thou deep and dark blue...ocean, roll! Ten thousand fleets sweep over thee in vain! (Childe Harold's Pilgrimage, Canto VII, stanza 179) What is droned here 'through a port-hole'...
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